BE ALMOST EVERYWHERE 24 HOURS A DAY

Manhattan and the four boroughs are linked by bridges, tunnels and ferries. The networks of subways and buses; taxis; pedicabs; private cars and coaches; CitiBike bicycles–almost no far corner is untouched.  Three international airports–JFK, LGA and EWR–are serviced by public and private transfer services.The subway and bus system uses only MetroCard Metrocard information. Buses do not accept paper dollars–coins only.  Taxis accept credit cards and cash. Walking is the best!

 

 

              PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION WITHIN THE CITY AND TO THE SUBURBS

 

Metropolitan Transit Authority: The MTA  Your guide for ALL  public transportation within the city and connecting  to our suburbs–an area rich in touring sites, recreation and amazing beaches. Long Island, Connecticut and New Jersey are served by the MTA system.

 

NOTE:  While most subway bus lines operate 24 hour schedules, late night and weekend scheduling can be limited.  Printed bus schedules are available.

Subways:   The New York City Subway Information 

Buses:         City Bus & Express Bus Information

Taxis:           Passenger Taxi Information

CitiBike:      Pay As You Go Bike Rentals 2013: Manhattan, Brooklyn  Information as of Sept. 2013

Pedicabs:    Manhattan’s Pedicabs  An interesting  form of city transit.  Good choice when a cab is just not available, or for a calm ride through Central Park.  New rules assure passengers of fair pricing.  It is expensive!

 

             AIRPORT ARRIVALS AND GROUND TRANSFERS INTO THE CITY

 

Includes public transportation, private van, coach and limo companies, taxis with set rates, all regulated except for tolls and gratuities.  (15-20% gratuity is the usual guide.)  Private shared shuttle rides are fixed-price; gratuity in addition.  Return to airports can easily be arranged by your hotel.

 

Arriving at JFK International Airport (Queens, NY)

Arriving at Newark Liberty Airport (Newark, NJ)

Arriving at LaGuardia International Airport (Queens, NY)  

 

These airport transfer websites also include information on ground transfers to Queens, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island and suburban areas. 

 

                                            BUS AND COACH ARRIVALS INTO MANHATTAN

 

Arriving at the Port Authority Bus Terminal on West 42nd Street  

 

This  major arrivals terminal, West 40th-42nd streets,  has connections throughout the city using subways.  Local Manhattan buses are located in this immediate area as well.

 

Driving to New York City? Your hotel may be able to arrange discounted parking closeby. Contact them in advance.